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Local Author Brings History to Life
Ocean County's past comes to life with a new book on the history of Berkeley Township.
Author Al Stokley is a past president of the Berkeley Township Historical Society, and he says that provided a treasure trove of material for the latest installment in Arcadia Publishing's "Image…
Homelessness Remains a Persistent Problem For the Shore Area
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As one year of free rent comes to a conclusion, Lakewood's former Tent City residents face the prospect of homelessness again. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, homeless advocate Minister Steve Brigham, who list his own address as a vehicle in the parking lot of…
Local Black Leaders Give Their Take on Race Relations
 
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Is racism still an issue in 2015? Local Ocean County veterans of the civil rights movement believe it is. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, South Toms River Mayor Oscar Cradle contended that complacency can easily dismantle all the advances of the civil rights movement. Cr…
Physically Challenged Toms River Teen Pays it Forward
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A young Toms River man, who's endured unbearable physical challenges and numerous surgeries, starts a foundation to help others. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, 19-year-old Chris Nolze said he began his foundation, Chris's Fight For A Cu…
South Toms River Sharpens Priorities for 2015
Modest in size - a little over a square mile, population less than 4,000 - and relatively young age - on the maps since 1927 -  South Toms River has evolved into a center for marine commerce and light industry while keeping its small-town closeness intact. The borough's leaders are now eng…

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